Day 1 - Welcome to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Upon arrival, you’ll be warmly greeted and escorted to the city-center hotel of your choice. The rest of this day is yours to enjoy as you wish. Take advantage of your hotel’s ideal heart-of-it-all location to explore at your own pace… Rio’s finest beaches, shopping, dining and entertainment are just out your front door!
Day 2 - Privately Guided sightseeing
On today’s comprehensive sightseeing tour, you’ll discover the best of the city as we take you to two of Rio’s most celebrated landmarks. Along the way, you’ll pass through some of Rio’s most famous districts and past spectacular beaches as our expert guide shares his extensive knowledge and offers fascinating insight into the city’s history and the modern vibrant spirit of its residents.
Towering over Rio, you’ll also see the imposing statue of Christ the Redeemer, arms spread as if to protect the city below. To get to the top, you’ll ascend 2,400 feet by train to visit this 100-foot tall landmark and to take in the stunning 360° panoramic views of the city.
Then starting from Red Beach, you’ll enjoy a thrilling 2-stage cable car ascent up to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain. From the top, the crescent of the Atlantic Ocean beaches comes fully into view and the city is spread beneath your feet! Meals B
Day 3 - Rio de Janeiro at your leisure
This entire day is yours to relax, enjoy and explore as you wish. Our in-the-know resident staff is available to assist with additional sightseeing, restaurant reservations and recommendations for your independent enjoyment of Rio’s sites, cuisine, entertainment and culture. Meals B
Day 4 - Farewell, Rio
Check out from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your onward journey. Meals B